France

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pamela Anderson invites Emmanuel Macron to new French restaurant to discuss Julian Assange

Pamela Anderson invites Emmanuel Macron to new French restaurant to discuss Julian Assange

Pamela Anderson invites Emmanuel Macron to new French restaurant

The actress and activist has invited the French President to her Saint-Tropez pop-up restaurant to try to convince him to provide asylum for Julian Assange

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Champs Elysees, which culminates in the Arc de Triomphe (seen here in this stock photo) is one of Paris's most iconic landmarks

Security incident on Champs Elysees after car rams police van

Security incident on Champs Elysees after car rams police van

Witnesses reported seeing car on fire

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

McDonald's to introduce knives and forks for customers in France

McDonald's to introduce knives and forks for customers in France

McDonald's to introduce knives and forks for customers in France

Those who buy burgers from the chain's Signature range will be given knives and forks to eat their meal in a bid to keep up with competition

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

French football fans urged to sing God Save The Queen in tribute to terror attack victims

French football fans urged to sing God Save The Queen in tribute to terror attack victims

French football fans to sing God Save The Queen in tribute to terror attacks

England will play a friendly against France and the words to God Save The Queen will be on big screens, according to a French Football Federation source

The Louvre in Paris evacuated

The Louvre in Paris opened again after brief evacuation

The Louvre in Paris opened again after brief evacuation

The famous museum had been emptied of people, the reason for which is not clear

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Notre-Dame attacker pledged allegiance to Isis in video uncovered at home - reports

Notre Dame attacker pledged allegiance to Isis in video uncovered at home - reports

Notre Dame attacker pledged Isis allegiance in video uncovered at home - reports

The man, who attacked a police officer with a hammer outside the cathedral, is recovering in hospital after being shot

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

'Shots fired' at Notre Dame cathedral

Shots fired at Notre Dame cathedral 'after man attacks police with hammer'

Shots fired at Notre Dame cathedral 'after man attacks police with hammer'

The public were told to clear the area as the incident took place

Eurostar station evacuated after suspicious package is found

Eurostar station in Lille evacuated after suspicious package is found

Eurostar station in Lille evacuated after suspicious package is found

The alert was sounded at Lille station and it was temporarily evacuated

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Trump blasted for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

The US President said he was pulling out of the agreement to protect US jobs

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Migrants in Calais erect flaming barricade built of branches

Migrants in Calais erect flaming barricade built of branches

Migrants in Calais erect flaming barricade built of branches

Dams were erected on the roads leading to the port to attempt to board trucks bound for England before the jungle was dismantled

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

French authorities announced on Tuesday they had seized a large amount of Captagon in January and February

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Two men shot dead in Avignon

Two men shot dead in Avignon

Two men shot dead in Avignon

The incident took place overnight in a grocery store

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Operation Temperer - the plan to protect the United Kingdom from terrorism

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

Theresa May has become the first Prime Minister in history to implement the operation after the terror threat level was raised to 'critical'

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Woman called to join Burkini beach party planned for end of Cannes film festival

Huge Burkini beach party planned for end of Cannes film festival

Huge Burkini beach party planned for end of Cannes film festival

Businessman Rachid Nekkaz wants to celebrate the end of the burkini ban with a beach party

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Strasbourg school evacuated after bomb threat

France faces new bomb threat as Strasbourg school evacuated

France faces new bomb threat as Strasbourg school evacuated

The children were sheltered in the school's gymnasium as the authorities examined the school

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

A military exercise in the Pacific Ocean was cancelled after a French landing craft became stranded.   The incident came during a joint exercise between Japanese, British, French, and American forces.   The exercise came as the craft attempted to land on the American island of Guam in the Mariana Archipelago.  It had been meant to be a demonstration of strength to counter the growing Chinese presence in the region.   However, the landing damaged the propellor of the vehicle, which led to the exercise being

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

The incident came during a joint exercise between the French, Japanese, British and American forces

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Employees booby-trap factory and threaten to blow it up if demands aren't met in France

Employees booby-trap factory and threaten to blow it up if demands aren't met in France

Employees booby-trap factory and threaten to blow it up if demands aren't met

A group of employees at a GM&S car manufacturer supplier factory claim they will destroy a piece of equipment each day until demands are met

They call it puppy love - four-year-old French girl runs away from home to be with her 'prince charming'

Four-year-old French girl runs away from home to be with her nursery boyfriend

Four-year-old French girl runs away from home to 'find true love'

The little girl walked three kilometres in an hour before being returned to her grandparents

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

Professor Anthony Clifford Grayling gave an interview which was published in 'La Tribune' in France

Two metre python found on a street in France

Two-metre python found on a street in France

Two-metre python found on a street in France

The female snake was found on a street in Courchelettes in the north of the country

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Far-right in France - What happens now, after Emmanuel Macron's election win?

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

France voted to reject far-right values and policies with the defeat of Marine Le Pen on Monday

Ministers scramble to make immigration plan due to fears Emmanuel Macron will end UK border controls at Calais

Ministers 'racing to finalise immigration plan over fears Emmanuel Macron will scrap Calais border'

UK ministers 'fear Emmanuel Macron will scrap Calais border controls'

The Telegraph is claiming government ministers are preparing to implement an immigration plan in the event that the new president ends UK border checks on French soil

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'Emmanuel Macron will be more beneficial to the UK than Marine Le Pen', says journalist

'Emmanuel Macron will be better for Brexit than Marine Le Pen', says journalist

'Emmanuel Macron will be better for Brexit than Marine Le Pen', says journalist

The Telegraph's Europe editor Peter Foster believes Emmanuel Macron won't accept Theresa May's vision of Brexit

Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron after he wins the French presidency

Nigel Farage-backed Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron after victory over Marine Le Pen

Nigel Farage-backed Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron

Leave.EU blasted France's president-elect on Twitter, saying the French had 'rolled over like they did in 1940'

'Election shows how divided France has become', says freelance journalist

'Marine Le Pen election push shows how divided France has become', says freelance journalist

'Election shows how divided France has become', says freelance journalist

Emmanuel Macron has won the French election, beating out rival Marine Le Pen to the presidency

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Farage says Le Pen will destroy the EU

Nigel Farage comes out for Marine Le Pen: 'She'll destroy the EU and help Brexit'

Nigel Farage comes out in support of Marine Le Pen

Farage believes Le Pen will help Britain's cause in the forthcoming Brexit negotiations

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarising Francois Fillon at rally

Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarising Francois Fillon at May Day rally

Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarising Francois Fillon at May Day rally

French news media noted a speech given by the former Front National leader on Monday was similar to a speech given by Fillon before the first round

Six to go on trial in France over topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge

Kate Middleton topless photos: Six to go on trial in France

Six to go on trial in France over Kate Middleton topless photos

The pictures were published in French magazine Closer and regional paper La Provence in September 2012

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Zidane is a symbol of French multiculturalism

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane urges France not to vote for Marine Le Pen

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane urges France not to vote for Marine Le Pen

Football legend says he is 'very far from the ideas of Front National'

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

BREAKING: Explosion at McDonald's restaurant in France

BREAKING: Explosion at McDonald's restaurant in France

BREAKING: Explosion at McDonald's restaurant in France

Blast thought to have been deliberate

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost '€5 million'

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million

Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million, claims European Parliament

An ongoing probe in whether the former leader of the Front National paid her assistants with parliamentary funds for work completed in France

'Islamic radical' wounds two police officers on French island of Reunion

'Islamic radical' wounds two police officers on French island of Reunion

Officers' injuries apparently not life-threatening

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

A deployment of 180 HMRC officers were sent to search professional football offices across the UK and France

Ten arrested in France over suspected connections to Charlie Hebdo attack

10 arrested in France suspected of arming Charlie Hebdo terrorists

10 arrested in France suspected of arming Charlie Hebdo terrorists

The arrests were announced by Paris prosecutors on Wednesday morning

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Spanish police arrest eight suspected jihadists with links to Brussels bombings

Spanish police arrest eight suspected jihadists with links to Brussels bombings

Spanish police arrest eight suspected jihadists with links to Brussels bombings

Catalan police conducted a series of raids in Barcelona to apprehend suspected members of a jihadist terror cell

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

'In a few years Marine Le Pen will tell the public they may as well try the National Front', says professor

'Marine Le Pen won't win this time - but in five years it might be a different story'

'Marine Le Pen won't win this time - but in five years it might be different'

Professor Matthew Goodwin believes Emmanuel Macron is likely to win the French Presidential election, but he won't hold on to power for long

French elections: 'Emmanuel Macron will struggle to get majority if he wins election', says Daily Telegraph journalist

'Emmanuel Macron may beat Marine Le Pen - but he'll struggle to win majority'

'Emmanuel Macron may beat Marine Le Pen - but he'll struggle to win majority'

Peter Foster, the Europe editor for The Daily Telegraph, spoke to Paul Ross about the En Marche! leader's win in the first round of the French election

French elections: Riots in Paris after Marine Le Pen advances to second round

French elections: Riots in Paris after Marine Le Pen advances to second round

French elections: Riots in Paris after Marine Le Pen advances to second round

Demonstrators took to the streets to protest the Front National leader's victory in the first round

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Donald Trump accused of endorsing Marine Le Pen with Paris tweet

Donald Trump accused of endorsing Marine Le Pen with Paris tweet

The President said the Paris attack will have 'a big effect' on the country's presidential election

Twitter users react angrily to Marine Le Pen's response to Paris shooting

Paris attacks: Marine Le Pen sparks fury with 'monstrous Islamism' tweets

Paris attacks: Marine Le Pen sparks fury with 'monstrous Islamism' tweets

Head of far-right Front National party faces firestorm of criticism for using policemen's deaths to further election campaign

'For Marine Le Pen, the Paris shooting came at the right time,', says French politics professor

Paris terror attack came at perfect time for Marine Le Pen, says French politics expert

Paris shooting came at perfect time for Marine Le Pen, says politics expert

Dr David Lees spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the fallout from last night's attack

Paris shooting: 'The only result from the terror attack is we cease to talk about politics', says journalist

Paris terror attack hasn't boosted Marine Le Pen election chances, says journalist

Paris attack hasn't boosted Marine Le Pen election chances, says journalist

Claude Askolovitch, who works for Slate.fr in France, spoke to Paul Ross about the shooting on the Champs-Elysees on Thursday night

BREAKING Paris suspect turns himself in - reports

BREAKING Paris suspect turns himself in - reports

One attacker was killed last night and a second was reported to be on the run

Paris shooting: Gunman was reportedly being investigated for terrorism links, local media reports

Paris shooting: Gunman was under investigation for terrorism links, local media reports

Paris gunman 'was being investigated over terror links'

Islamic State have said one of its 'fighters' was responsible for the incident

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Man United 'Battle Bus': How protected are the team as they travel to Brussels after the Borussia Dortman bombings?

How Manchester United will prevent Dortmund-style attack: Snipers, metal detectors and a £400,000 'battle bus'

Manchester United's military strategy to avoid Dortmund-style attack

The team's security is not being left to chance as they travel to Brussels this evening

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference days after being banned from Brussels meeting

French government left furious after Syrian official attends Paris conference

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Soussan was invited to a meeting to discuss the conflict at the Russian cultural centre in a move which angered French ministers

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

The Grande-Synthe camp near Dunkirk was devastated after a fight broke out which triggered the fire

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Marine Le Pen said France should not be blamed for the Vel d'Hiv massacre

Marine Le Pen blasted by Israel over Holocaust comments

Marine Le Pen blasted by Israel over Holocaust comments

Le Pen said France should not be held responsible for Vel d'Hiv deportation in 1942

Russia and Iran give ultimatum of military force following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Russia and Iran give military ultimatum following US airstrike on Syria base

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising after the US assault and Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

West backs US airstrike on Syrian airbase as Russia condemns 'American aggression'

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

France and the UK have supported the airstrike on the base from which the chemical attacks on Khan Sheikhun were launched

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Brexit: 'The European Union is blackmailing the UK by saying we owe them money', says MP Gerald Howarth

EU's Brexit divorce claim is simply blackmail, says MP Gerald Howarth

EU's Brexit divorce claim is simply blackmail, says MP Gerald Howarth

Sir Gerald Howarth says the European Union is trying to drag the process of Brexit out, and hoping that the UK either gets a new government or has a second referendum

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Paris protest gets violent as police use tear gas to break up demonstration

Paris protest gets violent as police use tear gas to break up demo over Chinese man shooting

Paris police use tear gas to break up demo over Chinese man shooting

The group of protesters had gathered to demonstrate against the killing of a middle-aged policeman over the weekend

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